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Apr 2 / Carissa Bell

Detroit Institute of Arts: Internship Opportunities

POSITION TITLE/DEPARTMENT

Intern
Department assignment based on available projects

CLASSIFICATION/GRADE/SALARY RANGE

Part-time, Non-Exempt, Temporary (12 weeks), 24 hours per week
$12.50 per hour

GENERAL SUMMARY 

As an established and respected organization, the DIA is an excellent place for interns to explore interests in museums and non-profits. Beyond learning about the art collections, interns are able to contribute to everything that helps the museum run smoothly. 

DIA interns will have the opportunity to work in a department which aligns with their interests and experiences. Interns will work under the guidance and supervision of a DIA professional on a specific project with established learning outcomes. The intern will gain practical work experience and receive an introduction to the range of career opportunities available in the museum and non-profit world. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates are not required to have art or art history backgrounds. Internship experiences will be hosted by any of a variety of DIA departments, offering exposure to a variety of administrative and department support roles. Potential areas for work include, but are not limited to:

• Administration
• Collections Management
• Learning & Audience Engagement
• Conservation
• Curatorial
• Development Operations
• Human Resources
• Information Technology 
• Marketing and Communications
• Public Programming/Film Theatre
• Registration
• Research and Evaluation
• Research Library
• Visitor Services
• Volunteer Services

THE DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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